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Mumbai college bans 'tight jeans'

Sunday, June 20, 2010 05:49:31 PM, Staff Reporter

Malegaon: A Mumbai college is denying admissions to the girl students wearing 'tight-jeans', claiming the outfit taints its reputation, a leading electronic channel reports today.


According to the report run by CNN-IBN&, Krishna Menon College, Bhandup in Mumbai has banned 'figure-hugging' jeans in its premises.


"The students are expected to maintain the decorum of the college with respect to behavior. They should wear simple but not tight dresses", says the college Notice Board shown by the electronic channel.


The College Management believes, such attires distract students' attention and is harmful for their academic pursuit.


The dictate is not limited to the notice board but the students allege that the college management is very strict in imposing the dress code.


"Students are denied admission if they do not adhere to the dress code. There is a male peon to keep an eye on what the girls are wearing", said Tanuja, one of the students of the college.


Speaking to the parents reveal that they have mixed opinions on the forceful imposition of the dress code in the college, some are shocked, while some are welcoming the decision.


Meanwhile, the college itself denies if it has imposed any dress code.


"We have not stopped the students from wearing jeans. We only say that they should not wear tight jeans", SV Fadnis - Principal of the college said while speaking to the CNN-IBN7.


Interestingly, this is not the first time any college in India has imposed dress code on the students. Many colleges in the recent past have come with forceful imposition of the dress code. The decisions are shocking for the students and they say, the college managements should stop from acting like a 'Fashion Police.'










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